West Hawk Development Corp.
TSX VENTURE : WHD
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West Hawk Development Corp.

October 22, 2007 10:15 ET

West Hawk Announces Technical Services Relationship with Schlumberger

DENVER, COLORADO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2007) - West Hawk Development Corp. ("West Hawk") (TSX VENTURE:WHD)(FRANKFURT:H5N) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a relationship with Schlumberger Limited, the world's largest oilfield services corporation. Schlumberger has initially been engaged to evaluate and recommend the technical procedures that the Company needs to implement in order to achieve the highest and best production for its first four wells. The Company has completed fracing the first four wells and is in the process of completing the "clean up" of each of the wells in anticipation of placing them in the sales production line, said Dr. John Reeves, Jr., CEO of West Hawk Energy, USA.

The preliminary results on all four of the wells have met Schlumberger's pre-frac estimates.

"We are extremely pleased to have established such a close working relationship with a company with such vast experience as Schlumberger," stated Dr. Wm. Mark Hart, President and CEO of West Hawk Development. "Since the very first time that Schlumberger's team arrived on site at the project, it was clear that West Hawk had made the right selection in completion consultants," Hart added.

About Schlumberger: Schlumberger Limited is the world's largest oilfield services corporation operating in approximately 80 countries, with about 70,000 people of 140 nationalities. Schlumberger supplies a wide range of products and services from seismic acquisition and processing; formation evaluation; well testing and directional drilling to well cementing and stimulation; artificial lift and well completions; and consulting, software and information management.

About West Hawk Energy (USA), LLC: West Hawk Energy (USA), LLC is a subsidiary of West Hawk Development Corporation that is focused on its gas drilling program in western Colorado. The gas project plan is based on drilling 256 wells on the property, with the last wells estimated to be drilled in the tenth year. Each well is projected to last for 34 years. The gas property is located in the Piceance Basin in Colorado, known to be one of the largest natural gas fields in North America, containing an estimated 300 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas. The project area encompasses over 5,000 acres, in an 8 square mile area.

About the Company: West Hawk Development Corp. is focused on providing valuable, high-demand energy products from a variety of sources. Assets include the natural gas property located in the Piceance Basin, Colorado, being developed under a drilling and development agreement; the Tulita coal property in the Northwest Territories; the Groundhog coal property located in northwest British Columbia; and the Ellesmere Island, Nunavut Territory coal property.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Dr. Wm. Mark Hart, President and Chief Executive Officer

Cautionary Note: This report contains forward looking statements, particularly those regarding cash flow, capital expenditures and investment plans. Resource estimates, unless specially noted, are considered speculative. The Company has filed a National Instrument 51-101 Report on the Figure Four property. The Company has filed National Instrument 43-101 Reports for each of the Tulita coal property in the Northwest Territories, the Nunavut Coal property and the Groundhog Coal property. Any and all other resource or reserve estimates are historical in nature, and should not be relied upon. By their nature, forward looking statements involve risk and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on factors that will or may occur in the future. Actual results may vary depending upon exploration activities, industry production, commodity demand and pricing, currency exchange rates, and, but not limited to, general economic factors. Cautionary note to U.S. investors: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission specifically prohibits the use of certain terms, such as "reserves" unless such figures are based upon actual production or formation tests and can be shown to be economically and legally producible under existing economic and operating conditions.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not yet reviewed and does not take responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release.

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